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Niniwag: Men's Stories

Niniwag: Men's Stories

@ Museum of Nature Theatre (240 McLeod St.)

THURSDAY AUGUST 10, 9:30PM

*Q&A w/ Filmmakers

•$5/program or $10/all films for the night

•Tickets available at the Door

•Donations Welcome

•Snacks & Cash Bar

Numushum (My Grandfather)

Cory Jack (Innu) • 3:53 • 2016 • Canada • Innu


In this music video, a youth in the community of Ekuanitshit – Mingan performs a song dedicated to his Grandfather.

Wirridji

Tamara Whyte • 5:00 •2016 • Australia • Rembarrgna w/ Eng. Subtitles


Senior Ranger, Otto Bulmaniya Campion, tells his story of TC Lam. How two dreaming serpents rose to stop the cyclone and restore the balance to country.

My Father’s Tools

Heather Condo (Micmac) • 2017 • 6:32 • Canada • No dialogue


In honor of his father, Stephen continues the production of traditional baskets. He thus finds peace in his studio, in connection with the man who taught him the work.

Kéwku

Sean Stiller (Secwepemc) • 2016 • 10:04 •Canada • English


Kéwku weaves the tumultuous life experiences of Shuswap elder Ralph Phillips to his relationship with the healing medicine sage.

From Up North

Trudy Stewart & Janine Windolph • 2016 • 13:29 • Canada • English


Noel Starblanket shares his experiences of attending the Lebret Indian Residential School. While listening to Noel’s stories, Trudy reflects on her time listening to survivors’ stories and her connection to the Indian Residential School legacy.

Nekatenitamu napeu (Le chagrin des hommes)

René John Fontaine (Innu) • 2016 • 5:18 • Canada • Innu


Three Innu men share with us their pain after the loss of their unborn children. Bereavement they often have to face alone.

Inuk Hunter

 George Annanack • 2016 • 4:04 • Canada • Sign Language


A poetic and contemplative film about an Inuk man hunting for northern lights with his camera.

Believe

Justin Petonoquot (Anishinaabe) • 2016 • 5:00 • Canada • English


Justin is what every policeman should be: a true member of the community he is sworn to protect, a guardian of the youth and a role model for all.  With “Believe”, he wants to encourage the youth of KZ to never give up and to pursue their dreams.

Life in Black

Richard Jameson • 2017 • 20:40 • Australia • English


The story of Bundjalung man Jeff Robinson, a blind Indigenous man living in Central Australia. Jeff is a renowned self taught musician. He talks about his life as a busker in Alice Springs and how he survives in one of the most unforgiving environments in Australia.